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Windows 7: Aero mini previews missing after a while...

01 Jan 2010   #11
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hmm, I've tried windows help, started the troubleshooter, read the help regarding Aero... I don't see anything regarding mini previews...

The "Thumbnail Cache - Vista Forums" is for thumbnails in explorer (for displaying image files), tried that too, still having the missing mini preview issue.

By the way, I set my taskbar defaults to Windows 7's "way", large icons, group similar windows by default (if it's important in anyway, just saying)

I'm googling for more...

Thank you, Richard

zzz2496


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01 Jan 2010   #12
richc46

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This is right from Microsoft I think it will help

Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail preview, aero preview not working

I think that this will work.
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01 Jan 2010   #13
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hmm, let me try that a sec... I'll do a complete system restart, see if it forgets (I did put my system to sleep few times already), I'll report back ASAP
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01 Jan 2010   #14
richc46

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https://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...t-working.html

From our forums

It is one solution to your problem, hope it applies to you.


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01 Jan 2010   #15
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Nope, the registry settings for EnableAeroPeek is set at "1", so it's not that. I just restarted, I open one explorer window, then minimize it... I'll snap a screenshot to clarify my point (why didn't I think of that)

Here's the normal mini preview:
Aero mini previews missing after a while...-normal.jpg

Here's the missing mini preview:
Aero mini previews missing after a while...-missing.jpg

Here's when I use Flip3D on the missing preview:
Aero mini previews missing after a while...-flip3d-ed.jpg

I hope this clears the confusion, other Aero effect are up and running, nothing's wrong with Aero...
Hmm...

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01 Jan 2010   #16
richc46

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I have been reviewing similar problems in our forums. One poster had his problem solved by trying another account. Try to open another account, see if it works. If it does it will be easy to transfer everything from your present account to the new one.
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01 Jan 2010   #17
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Will do... trying now...
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01 Jan 2010   #18
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Nope, still the same... I think what happen is, the "mini preview" got flushed when Windows "swap" the memory (unloading the memory content from physical memory to the page file because of the program's inactivity). My memory usage is somewhat high (~2.6GB at nominal usage, close to 4GB when I'm working, XP mode and some other services are enabled when I'm working).

Well, I'll keep on looking for the answer...

By the way, this feature is a "free implementation" of Apple's dock preview from what I can see... the "original" doesn't have this issue... I wonder where Microsoft took the "wrong turn"... Just a thought

Regards,

zzz2496
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01 Jan 2010   #19
richc46

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The last thing that we can try is to to type cmd in search In an administrtors account type sfc /scannow while in cmd See what it reports.
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01 Jan 2010   #20
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Doing that now... will report back ASAP.
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